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Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-09-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
If the dealer tells you there is no way to do it,...

If the dealer tells you there is no way to do it, then that's not 'uninformed'--that is 'misinformed'. I still find it incredulous that the head of the service did not know this. I am going to talk...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 06-02-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
To be clear, if there is no gas getting from the...

To be clear, if there is no gas getting from the tank to the engine, jump starting the car would not get it going.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-31-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
A quick update: the dealer today determined that...

A quick update: the dealer today determined that there is something wrong with the gas tank not getting fuel to the engine. They have to get a special part from Germany. X3 sitting for 2+ weeks...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-30-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
28

28
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-29-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,690
Posted By DarienJim
93--always.

93--always.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-29-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
If the car is AWD and is stuck in Park, how does...

If the car is AWD and is stuck in Park, how does that work? It would seem if that all four wheels would be 'locked'.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-29-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
Again, her problem was after stall, the engine...

Again, her problem was after stall, the engine would not turn over, rendering her stuck in the middle of the road.

That and tow truck problem.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
Note that I was incorrect as I just checked with...

Note that I was incorrect as I just checked with my wife--it did not stay in Drive, it went to Park in the middle of the road. Either way, she was unable to move it.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-28-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
Problem was it did not default to Park. It...

Problem was it did not default to Park. It stayed in Drive. There is no transmission release for the 2011 model.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 05-27-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,175
Posted By DarienJim
Design flaw/limitation on 2011 x3: no ability to get into neutral after stall

Interestingly, today my wife's new 6 week old white x3 stalled while going into a stop sign, for reasons no one seems to yet know. Unfortunately for all of us, BMW decided to leave out a feature on...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 04-14-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,847
Posted By DarienJim
I just put on 1000 miles over the past week...

I just put on 1000 miles over the past week mostly highway driving 78 MPH (average 72) and got 24.6 MPG with the 28x.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,841
Posted By DarienJim
I hope this is not the case oth mine. Picked up...

I hope this is not the case oth mine. Picked up the first of two x3's today.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,000
Posted By DarienJim
Cant help what others right. My x6 ws a lemon...

Cant help what others right. My x6 ws a lemon and the reason BMW bought it back and offered me a great invoice only deal.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-28-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,000
Posted By DarienJim
Nice..very nice. Picked up my first x3 today...

Nice..very nice. Picked up my first x3 today (vermillion red). Arctic white coming next month.

You have no idea what you are talking about.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-26-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,024
Posted By DarienJim
From the day mine went in until it got to the...

From the day mine went in until it got to the dealer was 9 days.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-26-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,000
Posted By DarienJim
I got invoice flat for two but that was a special...

I got invoice flat for two but that was a special deal from BMW for returning a defective car. I was told by my dealer that he would not sell them below MSRP and there is no one around CT selling...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-26-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By DarienJim
Clearly since I ordered 2 mid-Jan and only the...

Clearly since I ordered 2 mid-Jan and only the first one is finally here.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-26-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By DarienJim
Well I was wrong. . .took another additional week...

Well I was wrong. . .took another additional week to get here. Came in late yesterday and I can pick up prepped on monday. Say good buy to my x6 and its battery problems. . ..

My other x3 went...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-20-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,962
Posted By DarienJim
+1 Do not take possession.

+1

Do not take possession.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-19-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By DarienJim
Mine first of two I ordered in Jan will be here...

Mine first of two I ordered in Jan will be here this week. . . .finally!
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-16-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By DarienJim
Mine has been in Production for 7 business days....

Mine has been in Production for 7 business days. . .
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 03-12-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,021
Posted By DarienJim
x3 Production Experience

I ordered 2 x3's in mid-January. I was quoted one would be manufactured in the first week of March and the second in midweek of April.

It's now the end of the second week of March and the website...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-25-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,841
Posted By DarienJim
Because when you spend $45k for a car they should...

Because when you spend $45k for a car they should have the kinks worked, esp. from a German manufacturer. I expect this type of crap on a $20k GM car.
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-24-2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,841
Posted By DarienJim
This is really starting to bum me out. I ordered...

This is really starting to bum me out. I ordered a x6 soon after they came out and 'lived' with the battery discharge problems for two years including being stranded. Finally the factory bought it...
Forum: X3 F25 (2011 - current) 02-09-2011, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,607
Posted By DarienJim
I think so--you will never know when you have...

I think so--you will never know when you have something long (fishing poles, skis, wood) that you would like to use this for.
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